Obituaries, Monday, December 11th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Maureen Cavanagh, Easkey

Mary Ellen Maguire, Blacklion

John Joseph McCarrick, Ballisodare

David Brennan, Donegal Town

Gretta Freeburn, Belleek

Patricia McMorrow, Sligo

John Lyons, Sligo

Patricia Page, Bundoran

Dessie Hayden, Monasteraden

Patrick McGovern, Glangevlin

Brigid Kilfeather, Sligo

Anne McDyre, Glenties

John Brandt, Drumkeerin





Maureen Cavanagh, (nee Hastings), Bollingbrook Drive, Ballina Road, Swinford, Co. Mayo and formerly of Lankill, Liscarney, Westport and Easkey, Co. Sligo.  Reposing in Campbell’s Funeral home Swinford today from 4.30pm until removal at 7pm to the Church of our Lady Help of Christians, Swinford, arriving at 7.30pm.  Mass on Tuesday at 11am with Funeral proceeding to Rosslea Cemetery, Easkey, via Enniscrone and Finod.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired Croi.



Mary Ellen Maguire, Toam, Blacklion, formally Killykeeghan, Marn Bank, Co. Fermanagh.  In her 102nd year.  Peacefully at the Arus Breffni Nursing Unit, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim.  Reposing at hers son Hugh’s residence, Toam, Blacklion today.  Removal at 6.15pm today to arrive in St. Lasir’s Church Wheathill, Co.  Fermanagh for 7pm.  Funeral mass at 11am on Tuesday, followed by burial in Killesher Cemetery, Co. Fermanagh.


John Joseph McCarrick, Bushy Park, Ballisodare and late of Connolly Street Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence in Bushy Park on Tuesday from 5pm until 8pm with removal on Wednesday morning to Saint Brigid’s Church Corhownagh arriving for 11am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery.  Family Flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Palliative Care, Sligo University Hospital C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors Ballisodare.  House Private to family on Wednesday morning please



David “Dave” Brennan, Ballydevitt, Donegal Town.  Peacefully at his home.  Originally from Claremorris.  Remains reposing in the Chapel of Rest in Donegal Community Hospital from 1pm until 6.30pm today.  Remains leaving Donegal Community Hospital at 6.30pm this evening to arrive in St Mary’s Church, Killymard for 7pm.  Funeral mass on Tuesday at 11am in St Mary’s Church, Killymard with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.


Gretta Freeburn (nee Maguire) Rockfield Park, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Reposing at the Sheil Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday morning from 9am until 10.15am with removal to Saint Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon for 11am Mass of the Resurrection followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. House strictly private at all times.


Patricia McMorrow, (Nee Coggins), Cummeens, Strandhill Road, Sligo and formerly Lavally, Ballintogher.  Peacefully at St Johns Hospital.  Reposing at St. Johns Hospital Chapel from 5pm on Tuesday, with removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, to arrive at 7pm.  Mass of Christian burial at 11.30am on Wednesday, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.  House private please.



John Lyons, Cleveragh Drive, Sligo.  Peacefully at his home.  Funeral Arrangements to be announced later.  Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071-9162140


Patricia Page, Ocean View, the Promenade, Bundoran, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo.  Remains reposing at her brother Norman’s residence today from 11am and on Tuesday until 6.30pm with remains going to the Church of Our Lady Star of The Sea for 7pm.  Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial proceeding to St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Bundoran.



Dessie Hayden, St. Jude’s, Shroofe, Monasteraden.  Peacefully in Sligo University Hospital.  Dessie will repose in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen on Wednesday from 4pm until 7pm.  Removal on Thursday morning to St. Aidan’s Church, Monasteraden arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon, followed by interment in Kilcolman cemetery.  Family flowers only, please. Donation if desired to the Stroke Unit at University Hospital, Sligo c/o Sharkey Funeral Directors


Patrick McGovern (Paddy Eddie) Derrylahan, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at the McAuley Residence, Derrylahan, Glangevlin. Remains Reposing at the McAuley Residence today from 5pm until 3pm on Tuesday. House is Private from 3pm on Tuesday. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Killinagh, Blacklion for 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial afterwards to Killinagh Cemetery. Family flowers only, All donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Vincent McGovern, Funeral Director.



Brigid Kilfeather (Nee McHugh), Jinks Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo today from 5.30pm with liturgy of prayer at 7.30pm. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Mass of Christian burial at 11.30am on Tuesday. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.



Anne McDyre, Maas, Glenties. Peacefully at her residence. Remains reposing at her late residence. Removal from there tomorrow morning going to St. Conall’s Church, Glenties for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Medical 2, Letterkenny University Hospital c/o any family member or Patrick Kennedy Funeral Director, Glenties. Family time please from 11pm to 10am.



John Brandt, Drumduffy, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. House strictly private, please. Enquiries to Seamus Gallagher, Funeral Director, Drumkeerin on 087-244-8642.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.